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Quick Facts 2019–2020 CHICAGO-KENT COLLEGE OF LAW AT ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY


Employment Statistics (Class of 2018) Detailed employment statistics are available at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/employment-statistics

Employment statistics 10 months post-graduation include graduates who are working full-time and part-time in all employment categories tracked by the American Bar Association.

Total Employed Bar passage required, J.D. advantage or professional positions

90.5%

Full-time, Long-term Employment Bar passage required or J.D. advantage positions

81.0%

Employment type of those employed:

Clerkships 3.3% Education 0.9%

Public Interest 5.2% Government 8.1%

Law Firms 62.1%

Business & Industry 20.4%


Fall 2019 Student Body Profile From 43 states and 18 citizenship countries

Total J.D. students:

721

Percent who are women:

52%

Percent who are students of color:

29%

7:1

studentfaculty ratio

35+ student organizations

2019 Entering Class: By the Numbers Total enrolled:

240

Full-time: 201 Part-time: 39

Universities represented:

127

Languages spoken:

19

LSAT AND GPA STATISTICS: Median LSAT:

158

Total applications:

1,700

Number with advanced degrees:

24

25th/75th percentile LSAT:

153/160 Median GPA:

3.49

Age range:

20–44

Percent of full-time students from out of state:

40%

25th/75th percentile GPA:

3.11/3.69

For additional entering class statistics: www.kentlaw.iit.edu/entering-class-statistics

Bar Passage Statistics 73.53%

Illinois first-time bar pass rate (2018)

92.54%

Ultimate bar pass rate (Class of 2016)

Chicago-Kent placed third among the Chicago law schools—behind only the University of Chicago and Northwestern—on the most recent American Bar Association “ultimate bar passage” report that presents the percentage of 201 6 law school graduates who passed the bar exam in any jurisdiction within two years of graduation. The law school is committed to providing students with the academic foundation necessary for success on the bar exam and provides students with a number of resources to assist with bar readiness including review sessions and an Intensive Essay Writing Lab. For detailed statistics and additional information about bar preparation: www.kentlaw.iit.edu/bar-passage


Joint Degrees Business Administration (J.D./M.B.A.) Environmental Management and Sustainability (J.D./M.S.) Finance (J.D./M.S.) Financial Services Law (J.D./LL.M.) Public Administration (J.D./M.P.A.)

LL.M. Programs

Doctoral Degree

Financial Services Law

J.S.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science)

International Intellectual Property Law Legal Innovation and Technology Trial Advocacy (for non-U.S. attorneys) U.S., International, and Transnational Law (for non-U.S. attorneys)

Certificate Programs

Clinical Practice Areas

Business Law

Civil Litigation

Criminal Litigation

Criminal Defense Litigation

Environmental and Energy Law Financial Markets Compliance

Environmental Law

Intellectual Property Law

Family Law

International and Comparative Law Labor and Employment Law Legal Innovation + Technology Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Praxis Program Public Interest Law Workplace Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Guaranteed Tuition Rate New students pay a guaranteed, per-credit-hour tuition rate that will not increase while in law school. 2020 entering class rate available in January 2020

Entrepreneurial Law

2019 ENTERING CLASS $1,660/credit hour

Federal Health Litigation Immigration Intellectual Property Law Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Open Government/ Government Watchdog Law Plaintiffs Employment Law Tax Law

AVERAGE ANNUAL TUITION*

(87 credits required for J.D.)

Substantial scholarship support is available to applicants with strong credentials. Awards are made at the time of admission based on the information contained in the admissions application. The Honors Scholars Program provides full-tuition awards to a select group of students with exceptional academic and leadership potential.

Full-Time (3 years) $48,140 Part-Time (4 years) $36,105 *Actual tuition charges will vary each term based upon course selections and total credit hours.


Application Process Overview No application fee for J.D. applicants.

Dates and Deadlines September 15: Begin accepting applications December 15: Early action deadline March 15: Suggested application deadline Rolling: Decision notification

Required Application Materials • Application form • Personal statement • Letter of recommendation (one required and a maximum of two accepted) • LSAT or GRE score • CAS report (includes undergraduate and graduate transcripts)

Optional Application Materials • Optional essay • Resume • Addendum

Scholarships and Financial Aid www.kentlaw.iit.edu/admissions/ financing-law-school

Visit our website for complete details:

www.kentlaw.iit.edu/jd-program/apply

Questions admissions@kentlaw.iit.edu 312.906.5020


Founded in 1888, Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology is the second-oldest law school in Illinois. ChicagoKent is a national leader in legal education, recognized for its scholarly excellence, innovative programs, and outstanding practical skills training. The law school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and the Order of the Coif.

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